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Beachfront! Pet Friendly, Remodeled, Amazing Sunsets, Pool, Dock, 40+ Reviews!

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms with 2.5 baths located directly on the Gulf of Mexico!

The amenities for your PALM ISLAND VACATION at DOLPHIN BEACH include:

• New designer tile throughout (NO CARPET ANYWHERE to harbor allergens, sand, smells, spills and humidity)

• You can drive your car directly to Dolphin Beach via a 3 minute car ferry ride

• New kitchen cabinets and appliances, including granite counter tops

• Sleeps six comfortably in beds - king in master bedroom, 2 queens in guest bedroom and twin ships bunk

• Great beach level deck, including an enclosed outdoor shower, and snack bar with sink

• Upgraded bathrooms with granite top vanities with under mount sinks

• Beachfront heated pool is 2 doors down, tennis and dock with power and water are across the sand road on Bocilla Lagoon.

• Screened in porch on the main level, and open balcony off the upstairs master bedroom that both offer an unobstructed beach view and awesome sunsets!

• Loaded with great amenities - 2 kayaks, 2 bikes, fully equipped and optional Golf Cart!

DIRECTLY on the GULF of MEXICO, newly remodeled townhouse. Located on the BEACH with dockage, tennis court and a fantastic gulf front pool! Fabulous, expansive gulf views. There is a screened porch on the main level, and an upstairs balcony off of the master bedroom. All of the appliances are new, as well as new windows, tile floors, bathrooms and a new gourmet kitchen with granite countertops. Fully equipped and ready for your enjoyment. Other new items include, flat screen televisions, local original art, ceiling fans, furniture, bikes, kayak, linens and towels, kitchen equipment, glassware, plates, silverware, etc. The list goes on and on! Just about everything is fresh and new. Also includes cable television, free long distance in the US and Canada and wireless internet access. Please inquire for more details and specifics about this great gulf front vacation rental.

No crowds here, just miles of unspoiled, 100% natural Florida (the way it used to be!). World renowned shelling, fantastic sunsets, bird watching galore, kayaking, dolphins, gopher tortoise, and a lively lagoon where fish jump all day long. Don Pedro State park is a short walk down the beach. You’ll want to capture the Island’s charm by traveling via golf cart, we rarely use cars here. Golf cart rental is available.

Bring your boat or rent one for the ultimate in Florida lifestyle. Our community dock will accommodate a boat up to 20 feet. Like to fish? Fish right off the dock or try your luck surf fishing or book a charter with one of the local guides for a thrilling day of sport fishing or backwater challenges. Trout, Redfish, Snook, Tarpon and Grouper are just a few of the many species that call our waters home.

Don Pedro Island (Palm Island) is a barrier island and a stones throw from the mainland. You’ll arrive via a short car ferry ride that takes about three minutes. Our island has a terrific resort that offers a casual restaurant, ice cream/deli shop, sundries store and a pirate show for the kids. The island is almost all single family homes so you’ll quickly find it has a pristine 'non-commercial” family feel. There are no large high-rise resorts, beach bars or traffic and noise. If you’re looking for that place in the sun that you can actually hear the wind whistle through the palms - you’ve found your place.

Off island you’ll be close to restaurants, shops, golf courses and world famous Boca Grande as well as other attractions. As we like to say... civilization is close but not too close. Boca Grande offers exclusive shopping, dining and sightseeing. By boat you can reach Cayo Costa Island State Park and Cabbage Key where Jimmy Buffet was inspired to write 'Cheeseburger In Paradise.' Do it all, or do nothing at all, that’s the “island” lifestyle. It’s laid back, always casual (leave your tie at home) and Florida at its best.

Sleeps six comfortably. No smoking. Pets allowed with owner's permission, additional pet deposit and fee per pet applies. Spacious, open floor plan. Fully equipped kitchen. Nice screened porch that opens into the living room. Master bedroom with private bath and beachfront balcony.

Don Pedro/Palm Island is an experience like no other. Come to our island and see why so many have fallen in love with this little 'slice' of paradise!

More Details

Owner
Julie
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

About Julie

I grew up in Florida and as a child and teenager we would always head over to the Gulf Coast beaches for our recreation and vacations. It was a lot of fun and holds a bunch of fond memories for me. Back then, the Gulf Coast was less discovered and certainly less developed. Today, it's hard to find a beach with so few people and so underdeveloped. Quite refreshing to say the least. We chose Don Pedro Island (Palm Island) for the natural beauty and 'Old Florida' feel. This chain of islands just may be the last true Florida beach you can walk down (7 miles long) and hardly see another person. We also liked that there are no beach bars and high-rise buildings. It is the best of Old Florida, natural, unspoiled and a genuine paradise.

Julie purchased this townhome in 2013

Why Julie chose Florida South Central Gulf Coast

We bought here for the unspoiled beauty of the island and the area in general. Englewood is a low-key Old Florida 'beach town' that reminds you of how Florida looked many years ago, without the huge high-rise condominiums and massive hotels clogging the beach. There are plenty of local 'home-grown' shops and restaurants and the fishing is some of the best in world. The beaches are fantastic and the boating is world-class. If you are looking for a great family area that is close to everything, but far away from the congestion, traffic and noise, you'd be hard pressed to find a better place. The only way to get on and off the island is by a 3 minute car ferry ride. Having no bridge to the island allows for a semi-private atmosphere and keeps beach going traffic to an absolute minimum. The island is all residential other than the resort area at the north end of Palm Island which offers a quality restaurant and ice cream/deli shoppe and small sundries store. Most all of the island traffic is by golf cart.

What makes this townhome unique

Staying on the island is not for everyone. If you like lots of places to shop, tourist attractions, beach bars and chain restaurants, this isn't the place for you. On the other hand, if you are looking for un-crowded and un-spoiled beaches, great kayaking, fishing and swinging in a hammock under some breezy palms, this may be just the place. It's for a couple or family that wants some serious down-time ... a place to unplug and recharge your batteries and enjoy some great family time. Our town home is pet-friendly with tile floors throughout, a private outdoor shower (which is great for pets!). We always travel with our dog and we know many of you won't leave home without yours either. After all, they're part of the family. There's an entertainment area under the unit with a charcoal grill, snack bar area, table and chairs. You'll see plenty of Gopher Tortoise and native birds. The beach is literally at your doorstep as is the private community pool.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in the Palm Island in the Charlotte County

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Our island is a 3 minute CAR ferry ride from the mainland via Palm Island Transit.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Outdoor Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , Twin size ships bunk sleeping area on the main floor
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Dolphin Beach is very well equipped. Special requests can usually be accommodated with advance notice. Just ask, we'll see what we can do for you!

Reviews

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Beachfront! Pet Friendly, Remodeled, Amazing Sunsets, Pool, Dock, 40+ Reviews!
average rating of 4.979592 based on 49 reviews
5

House was perfect. Very close to the beach. Lovely view.

  • 5 of 5

We could set up our tent and chairs in the morning and then come and go during the day. Not crowded, very relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Patricia! We're glad you enjoyed a relaxing week at the beach with your family. The master bedroom balcony is the best place to soak up some sun, and enjoy the view.
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5

Location was wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

Vacation was great, right on the ocean. Condo and owners were great, they thought of everything.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fenton, Mo
4

well maintained condo with fantastic view

  • 4 of 5

The condo was very clean and pleasantly stocked with water toys below. The golf cart was a hit. The sunset view was very nice. The outside shower and faucet set ups were very handy. Great location for shelling. The island is very subdued which we knew it was going to be, so if you want a quiet relaxing no neon lights place, this is a perfect island for you.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake City, FL
5

Beautiful townhome on Palm Island

  • 5 of 5

Loved this townhome. It was beautifully decorated, the beds were super comfortable and the view was amazing. We have stayed in many beach homes over the years but this was our favorite so far. It was spotless, everything was beautiful and it was nice to be able to take our dog with us. My husband loved the outdoor shower (with hot and cold water) when coming in from the beach. We found tons of sharks teeth and beautiful shells on our daily walks on the beach. We loved walking down the beach to the state park everyday and riding the golf cart around the island to look at the beautiful homes. We went to the restaurant at the resort one night (our anniversary) and it was very disappointing so I'd recommend carefully planning and bringing all your food for the week. Julie was great to work with and we hope to be back again soon!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michelle and Joel! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and we're honored that you chose Dolphin Beach to celebrate your anniversary. Thank you for being such great guests, and we hope you are able to make it back again soon!
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5

Paradise

  • 5 of 5

The absolutely best vacation ever! This home has everything you could possible need. Pots, pans, dishes, coffee maker, and even beach towels. It truly is a home away from home. We spent 5 days here and never left the island, never had the need to. We enjoyed our meals on the screened in porch facing the ocean. We walked off our meals along the beach and never saw another person! This place is a must if you love privacy, beautiful blue water, and jaw-dropping sunsets! We also made use of the pool and kayaks. The owners are very accommodating and quick to respond if you should need them. Looking forward to returning next year!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jeff & Theresa! We're looking forward to your return visit. You're wonderful guests, and we are glad you enjoy all of the special things that make our island unique.
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5

Beach Front Dream

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home in a perfect location. There isn't much more you could want from a vacation place. The beach and ocean is right out the front door and if the beach isn't your thing, there is a perfectly tranquil pool adjacent to the unit with a view of the ocean. The home has everything you need to enjoy your stay. The bedrooms are spacious, beds very comfortable and the place is updated and clean. There is no doubt we will back year after year!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michael and Andrea for the nice review, and for being such great guests! We're glad you enjoyed your stay at Dolphin Beach, and look forward to having you as guests again, and again in the future. : )
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Location

Nearest Airport
66 Miles
Fort Myers International
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Rum Bay Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Palm Island Transit
Car: recommended

Unspoiled, uncrowded and unbelievable location. It's old Florida at its best. One of the best beaches in the world and certainly one of the best in Florida. World-class Boca Grande is very close and Englewood offers some quaint shopping and local restaurants. It's an old Florida beach town that has managed to stay connected to a slower pace and tropical living.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in the Palm Island, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
2017 Peak Season 3
8 Jul 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£812
for 3 nights
From
£215
£1,459
£6,629
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Value Season 2
12 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£812
for 3 nights
From
£215
£1,459
£4,992
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Labor Day Week
2 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£674
for 2 nights
From
£254
£1,545
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Value Season 3
4 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£812
for 3 nights
From
£215
£1,459
£4,992
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Thanksgiving Week
18 Nov 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,881
for 7 nights
£1,881
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 Super Value Season
25 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£812
for 3 nights
From
£215
£1,416
£4,819
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2017 / 2018 Holiday Season
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,053
for 7 nights
£2,053
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Peak Season 1
6 Jan 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,881
for 7 nights
£1,881
£6,629
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Spring Season
24 Feb 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,053
for 7 nights
£2,053
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Value Season 1
14 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£929
for 3 nights
From
£254
£1,545
£5,164
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Peak Season 2
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,881
for 7 nights
£1,881
£6,629
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 July 4th Week
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,053
for 7 nights
£2,053
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Peak Season 3
7 Jul 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,881
for 7 nights
£1,881
£6,629
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Value Season 2
11 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£877
for 3 nights
From
£237
£1,459
£4,992
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
2018 Labor Day
1 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£929
for 3 nights
From
£254
£1,545
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£511
for 2 nights
From
£172
£1,372
£4,475
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £107.72 + Tax
Pet Fee £76.94 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £45.39
Tax Rate 12.0%

Maximum allowable Capacity is 6
Check-in: 4 PM
Check-out: 10 AM
Holiday Weeks are charged at Peak Season rates and are a 7 night minimum.
All linens are furnished plus a starter amount of paper goods and trash bags.
Note: Rates are subject to change without notice.
information deemed accurate but not guaranteed. Please verify
before renting.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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